Secretary Samuel P. Langley

ID: 2002-12174

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1895

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 15, Folder 8

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Summary

Portrait of Samuel P. Langley, 1834-1906, astrophysicist and third Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1887-1906. Secretary Langley was founder of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and tried to develop the first flying machine.

Author

Unknown

Subject

Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Original negative number is A10689, but that negative has been lost. Probably taken at the same time as SA-33, A10678, A10679/A38877, and 21105.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 15, Folder 8

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1895

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Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Astrophysicists
  • Portraits
  • Secretariats

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

2002-12174

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Portrait; Medium: Photographic print

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